Emergency Department Admissions Tech
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El Dorado, KS 67042
1. Perform phlebotomies on ED patients. Able to obtain adequate specimen from all patient age ranges.2. Correctly labels patient specimens with the patient’s name, date, identification, time & initials.3. Transports specimens to proper department.4. Page and/or call physicians, staff and hospital departments.5. Perform clerical duties, answer the telephone and nurse call system.6. Perform EKGs.7. Order Entry: enter orders, discharge patients, retrieve patient information for staff, enter demographics into discharge instruction software.8. Communicate with co-workers, patient, and visitors to facilitate good customer relations.9. Take vital signs accurately, (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure) and document patient information on the chart.10. Keep ED Log up to date, follow up on lab/x-ray tests for timeliness of results.11. Assist with activities in patient mobility, positioning and comfort measures.12. Report status changes to the nurse.13. Clean rooms, make beds, assist with stocking all areas and retrieve ED equipment from other hospital areas as needed. 14. Maintain adequate levels of forms, charts and office supplies.15. Initiate CPR.16. Transport patients by pushing, pulling, lifting; in a wheelchair, bed, cart or geri chair.17. Reposition patients with or without mechanic devices, by lifting, pulling and pushing.18. Organize and prioritize work to complete daily assignments.19. QA/QI responsibility: enter raw data/daily stats, copy charts, assist in data collection.20. Performs other duties as assigned.21. Cleaning of unit.22. Responsible for accurate and timely registration for all hospital registrations including, but not limited to ER, out-patients, in-patients, Clinic and Observation customers.23. Responsible for contributing to customer relations by providing excellent customer service with immediate assistance to a prompt, easy and friendly registration process, contributing positively to patient satisfaction.24. Scan documents to patient accounts under correct form name.25. Responsible to be immediately available, as the first person in contact with emergency patients as they arrive to the Emergency Room, and to inquire about patient condition in order to provide appropriate triage notification to Emergency personnel. Responsible for providing very good customer service, contributing to increased patient satisfaction.26. Responsible for basic functions of Communication Clerk to provide temporary relief during a scheduled shift. Basic functions defined as ability to answer switchboard and transfer calls to appropriate extension, page physician, CRNA’s and emergent pages.27. Displays enthusiasm, an interest for work and a willingness to expand professional knowledge base.28. Responsible for retaining and performing any routine changes in Registration and Communication process, keeping abreast of any insurance updates or requirements and attending seminars as requested.29. Responsible for demonstrating knowledge of departmental responsibilities during emergent alarms, knowledge and whereabouts for departmental manuals.
May require frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and grasping. Occasionally requires lifting and carrying up to 35 lbs. May also require pushing and pulling up to 35 lbs. Job requires full range of body motion, with occasional twisting, climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crawling, and reaching. Job may require reaching overhead. Job requires ability to handle and lift patients. Eye-hand coordination, and finger and manual dexterity are required. Requires corrected hearing and vision to a normal range. Job requires working under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Some exposure to communicable diseases, sharps, and hazardous material is anticipated. Job requires potential exposure to body fluids and radiation. Requires the ability to distinguish letters and symbols. Ability to use office equipment such as telephone, computer terminal, fax machine, typewriter and copier. Repetitive movements involved in typing and keyboard entry are required.